Research Highlights

Researcher’s Book Charts Course for Engaging Next Generation of Capable, Civically Responsible Youth

Researcher’s Book Charts Course for Engaging Next Generation of Capable, Civically Responsible Youth

By Tom McLaughlin If you listen to conventional wisdom, says Rutgers University–Camden researcher Daniel Hart, one would assume that, growing up in a troubled political system – where effective governance is undermined by political polarization – young people are predestined to become disillusioned and tune out. What’s more, you’ll hear, there isn’t much that can […]

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Study Shows Autonomous Vehicles Can Help Improve Traffic Flow

Study Shows Autonomous Vehicles Can Help Improve Traffic Flow

A team of researchers including Benedetto Piccoli found that traffic jams can be prevented when even just a few autonomous cars are inserted in a line of vehicles.

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Picture That: Nostalgia Provides Psychological Benefits, Says New Rutgers–Camden Study

Picture That: Nostalgia Provides Psychological Benefits, Says New Rutgers–Camden Study

Taking a few minutes to reflect on our past experiences and how they have helped shape who we are today can have extraordinary health benefits.

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Food-Insecure Teens Focus on Helping Moms Put Food on the Table, says New Rutgers–Camden Research

Food-Insecure Teens Focus on Helping Moms Put Food on the Table, says New Rutgers–Camden Research

By Tom McLaughlin As Kate Cairns explains, when it comes to discussing food insecurity – the lack of consistent access to nutritious, culturally appropriate food – her research shows a surprising finding: young people don’t focus on their own hunger, but rather on how they can help their mothers put food on the table. “They […]

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Rutgers-Camden Houses PROVEDIt DNA Database

Rutgers-Camden Houses PROVEDIt DNA Database

A new database developed by researchers including professors Catherine Grgicak and Desmond Lun, can help scientists more accurately interpret complex forensic DNA evidence.

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